There are 4 ways to get from Alicante to Budapest by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Budapest (BUD) ALC - BUD

$88 - $199

3 alternative options

Train  •  28 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Barcelona Sants Em / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Mannheim Hbf Tgv
  4. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Kelenföld Rj

$495 - $661

Bus  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Arad
  2. Take the bus from Arad to Budapest

$145 - $187

Drive  •  22 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Budapest 1525.2 miles

$280 - $420

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Budapest, Hungary?

Wizz Air, Iberia and five other airlines fly from Alicante to Budapest 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Alicante to Budapest via Barcelona Sants, Lyon Part Dieu, and Mannheim Hbf in around 28 h 3 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Alicante to Budapest via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Alicante to Budapest via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Alicante to Budapest
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Alicante to Budapest via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Alicante to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $460
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Alicante to Budapest via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$170 - $250
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Kelenföld
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Tabita Tour
Phone
+4-0263-21.55.00
Website
tabitatour.ro
Bus from Alicante to Arad
Ave. Duration
43 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
tabitatour.autogari.ro
Matei Unitrans
Website
mateiunitrans.ro
Bus from Alicante Calle Portugal to Arad
Ave. Duration
36 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $180
Schedules at
mateiunitrans.ro
SC Latino Expres S.R.L.
Phone
0040263701919
Email
latinoexpres@yahoo.com
Website
latinoexpres.ro
Bus from Arad to Budapest
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
latinoexpres.ro

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Alicante and Budapest is 1879 km. The road distance is 2440 km.

The cheapest way to get from Alicante to Budapest is to fly which costs 70€ - 170€ and takes 6 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Alicante to Budapest is to fly which takes 6 h 17 min and costs 70€ - 170€.

No, there is no direct train from Alicante to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Alacant-Terminal and arriving at Kelenföld via Barcelona Sants, Lyon Part Dieu and Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 3 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Alicante to Budapest. However, there are services departing from Alicante and arriving at Budapest via Arad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to get from Alicante to Budapest, including transfers.